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Being Human Season explores what it means to be human, how we might improve the way we live, and what the future could hold for civilisation, in a series of eye-opening programmes.

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About the season

Meet the Humans 7.35pm Hosted by Dr Michael Mosley, this bold series puts human behaviour under the microscope. A country home is rigged with surveillance cameras and follows a group of unwitting test subjects. From a secret surveillance room, expert analysts providing understanding to human decisions.

World's Most Extraordinary People 8.30pm How might rare medical conditions be a force for good? The series reveals the extraordinary people who are helping scientists make medical breakthroughs.

Future Human: AI 9.35pm What do developments in AI hold for mankind’s future? Humanity is on the brink of a technological revolution which have never been seen before. AI has the potential to change our lives in unimaginable ways. From self-driving cars to robot doctors this series uncovers what the future looks like for humans.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Sunday June 27 at 7:45am

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 1, Series 1

Sunday June 27 at 9:35pm

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday July 1 at 8:35am

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday July 1 at 3:05pm

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday July 2 at 8:35am

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday July 2 at 3:05pm

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 1, Series 1

Saturday July 3 at 9:30pm

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 2, Series 1

Sunday July 4 at 7:50am

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 2, Series 1

Sunday July 4 at 9:35pm

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday July 5 at 8:35am

Pulling Together

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode looks at how we behave in groups and puts our notions of hierarchy to the test. A group of workers from a company that come to the country house for what they believe is…

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday July 5 at 3:10pm

Pulling Together

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode looks at how we behave in groups and puts our notions of hierarchy to the test. A group of workers from a company that come to the country house for what they believe is…

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday July 6 at 8:35am

Competitive Streak

Episode 4 | Series 1

Dr. Michael Mosley uncovers what makes us so competitive and explores the strategies we use to win. He analyses a competitive bunch with the help of sports scientists; how far will…

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday July 6 at 3:05pm

Competitive Streak

Episode 4 | Series 1

Dr. Michael Mosley uncovers what makes us so competitive and explores the strategies we use to win. He analyses a competitive bunch with the help of sports scientists; how far will…

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday July 7 at 8:35am

Culture Of Fear

Episode 5 | Series 1

Fear is one of our most basic human emotions. Dr. Michael Mosley explores the biology of fear and anxiety in the modern world.

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday July 7 at 3:05pm

Culture Of Fear

Episode 5 | Series 1

Fear is one of our most basic human emotions. Dr. Michael Mosley explores the biology of fear and anxiety in the modern world.

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday July 9 at 8:30pm

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 2, Series 1

Saturday July 10 at 9:25pm

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 3, Series 1

Sunday July 11 at 7:50am

Pulling Together

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode looks at how we behave in groups and puts our notions of hierarchy to the test. A group of workers from a company that come to the country house for what they believe is…

Episode 3, Series 1

Sunday July 11 at 9:35pm

Pulling Together

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode looks at how we behave in groups and puts our notions of hierarchy to the test. A group of workers from a company that come to the country house for what they believe is…

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